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Father of three in hospital after shooting & reported robbery on Northside
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office is canvassing a Northside neighborhood after an early morning shooting and reported robbery Monday on Old Lem Turner Road.
Pleasant weather return to the River City
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- After a cool and cloudy Sunday, warmer and drier weather is back...
Flood waters take over streets in Macclenny
MACCLENNY, Fla. -- Russell Barber knows the St. Mary's River like the back of his hand.
Restaurant says ad with Jesus smoking a joint paid off
SEATTLE -- After depicting Jesus smoking a joint in a controversial Easter ad, a local restaurant says the risk has paid off.
Large sinkhole threatening two homes filled
THE VILLAGES, Fla. -- A 50-foot deep sinkhole that opened up between two homes in The Villages and forced the residents to evacuate has been filled, according to officials.
Gov. Scott to talk tuition and college in Jacksonville on Monday
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Gov. Rick Scott will be in NE Florida for the second time in a week.
Teacher speaks out about sexual abuse
JACKSONVILLE, Fla.-- April marks sexual assault awareness month. A Jacksonville woman is now sharing her experience with local students to empower them to speak up.
Boy pulled by strong current rescued
ST. JOHNS COUNTY, Fla. – A 9-year-old boy was reportedly pulled away from the shore by strong currents near the Matanzas Inlet Sunday afternoon.
Annual beach sunrise service continues even without the sun
VILANO BEACH, Fla. – Two churches put together the 14th annual Vilano Beach Easter sunrise service even with cloud coverage Sunday morning.
Missing endangered man in Alachua County
ALACHUA COUNTY, Fla. – A mentally impaired man has been missing for two weeks.
Armed robbery in hotel room leads to a police chase
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – An armed robbery took place at the Red Roof Inn off Youngerman Circle Sunday morning.
Malaysia Airlines jet turns back after gear fails
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia Airlines says a flight heading to India made an emergency landing in Kuala Lumpur after it was forced to turn back when its right landing gear malfunctioned.
Boxer Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter dies at 76
TORONTO (AP) — Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, the boxer whose wrongful murder conviction became an international symbol of racial injustice, has died at 76.
Crash in Northwest Jacksonville caused by gunshot wound
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office was called to the scene of a traffic accident early Sunday morning where deputies found the victim sustained a gunshot wound.
Students mourn loss of Ponte Vedra High School Principal
PONTE VEDRA, Fla. -- In a difficult blow to their community, students and staff at Ponte Vedra High School found out Saturday their principal, Craig Speziale, died after a long battle with cancer.
Mother accused in crash that killed child gets public defender
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The woman accused of driving while intoxicated in a crash that killed her own daughter faced a judge Saturday.
90-year-old accused of shooting man after argument
MANDARIN, Fla. -- Jacksonville Police say a 60-year-old man was shot in the thigh by the 90-year-old man who lives in the same home.
Local man close to winning international research trip
ST. JOHNS COUNTY, Fla. -- Adam Morley is close to winning an international trip to study water pollution.
Grillers raise money for Daniel Kids
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The sixth annual Jacksonville Backyard BBQ Championships took place at Everbank Field Saturday afternoon.
The Jacksonville Landing comes alive for Earth Day
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Earth Day Jacksonville put together a daylong event at the Jacksonville Landing along with dozens of other earth-friendly companies Saturday.
Woman dies after car collides with her stopped car
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A car rear-ended another car in the middle of I-95 near Union Street early Saturday morning.
Multiple units called to a fire on the Westside
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Jacksonville Fire Rescue is responding to a fire on the Westside Saturday morning.
Crash on I-95 northbound blocks three lanes
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A crash on I-95 northbound has blocked three lanes of traffic at Emerson Street Saturday morning.
One man dead after shooting at house party
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A shooting in a Southside neighborhood early Saturday morning left one man dead.
U.S.S. Hue City sailors return home
MAYPORT, Fla. -- Sailors aboard the U.S.S. Hue City came home early after only a week at sea due to a fire aboard the ship.
Former murder suspect arrested in tax fraud scheme
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A man formerly accused of murder is now charged, along with five others, with conspiracy to defraud the government.
County leaders have new plan to stop beachfront erosion
PONTE VEDRA, Fla. -- St. Johns County moves to a second option to stop beach erosion.
Second state of emergency puts homeowners on edge
PONTE VEDRA, Fla. -- Bad weather and the potential for more erosion causes St. Johns County to issue a second state of emergency.
Time running out for health care funding fix
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Lawmakers have only two weeks to change a law that could force hospitals in the state to make drastic cuts.
Emergency management monitoring Black Creek
MIDDLEBURG, Fla. -- Emergency officials are monitoring to see whether Black Creek reaches "action stage."
Headstone placed for Flagler County mother of 6
FLAGLER BEACH, Fla.-- As family and friends of Zuheily Rosado gathered together Friday, the painful memories of her murder returned.
Residents aim to protect students from hopping trains
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Local residents are trying to protect children from hopping trains in the same area where a teen had his foot severed two weeks ago.
Jacksonville leaders meet for first of many meetings on harbor deepening
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The first of many meetings by the Port Task Force wrapped up Friday morning at City Hall. For the next year, leaders will go through the benefits and concerns of dredging the St. Johns River to allow for bigger ships.
Ramp to Old St. Augustine Road at I-95 south reopens
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A semi truck overturned on the on-ramp of I-95 at Old St. Augustine Road Friday afternoon.
Clay County deputies cleared in inmate's death
CLAY COUNTY, Fla. -- The Clay County Sheriff's Office found no criminal wrongdoing on behalf of its deputies in the death of an inmate last year. |
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Man critically hurt near Jacksonville Landing; Female driver of pickup truck sought
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Police are looking for the friends of a man who fell from a pickup truck outside the Jacksonville Landing.
Mother arrested in crash that killed daughter
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The mother of a little girl killed in a crash has been arrested and charged with the deadly crash.
Cost, environmental questions raised at Port Task Force meeting
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- For two hours city leaders discussed the impact dredging will have in the St. Johns River and the city of Jacksonville just two days after the Army Corps of Engineers OK'd the project.
State of Emergency declared for part of South Ponte Vedra Beach due to erosion
ST. JOHNS COUNTY, Fla. -- A state of emergency has been declared for a stretch of beach front homes in South Ponte Vedra Beach.
Drug suspects arrested on Westside
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Police arrested a number of drug suspects at a home on the Westside.
Local push to get more African American male elem. teachers
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- There is a shortage of black male elementary teachers locally and nationwide. Duval Co. is trying to increase the number.
Savannah murder suspect arrested in Jacksonville
SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) -- A Savannah man was arrested Thursday in Jacksonville in connection with an April 8 fatal shooting.
Deadly confrontation at Northside home late Thursday
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office is investigating a deadly shooting at a Northside home Thursday night.
Slain mother of six honored with new headstone
FLAGLER COUNTY, Fla. -- The Justice Coalition will unveil a headstone for a mother of six gunned down at a gas station in Flagler County.
Arrest warrant wanted for captain of sunken South Korea ferry
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- Prosecutors say they've asked a court to issue an arrest warrant for the captain of the South Korean ferry that sank two days ago, leaving hundreds missing and feared dead.
22 JEA customers without electric after car hits power pole on Westside
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- 22 JEA customers are without power after a car hit a power pole Friday morning.
Avalanche sweeps Mount Everest kills at least 6
KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) -- At least six people are dead in an avalanche on Mt. Everest.
Arrested McIntosh County schools officials to keep their jobs
DARIEN, Ga. (WTOC) -- All three school administrators arrested Wednesday on charges of failing to report child abuse will remain in their jobs.
Man pleads guilty in child sex crime, receives 40 years
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - A Jacksonville man will spend 40 years in prison for inappropriate sexual activity with two children.
Sheriff asking for more officers to cut crime
JACKSONVILLE, Fla.-- Jacksonville's sheriff says he needs more officers on the streets to stop violent crimes from increasing.
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